Chemical Relationships Acids and Bases: An Introduction

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.


1. A hydrogen ion, H+, is the same as a(n):

2. Acidic foods can be identified by what taste?

3. OH- is called the:

4. Acids increase the concentration of what in water?

5. Bases can be referred to as:

6. A beaker full of acid is added to a beaker full of base. The pH of the base will:

7. What is the concentration of H+ in pure water?

8. A solution with a pH of 11 has a H+ concentration of:

9. Which substance has the lowest pH?

10. An unknown substance is added to a solution and the pH increases. The substance is:

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
-Eden Phillpotts, 1862-1960

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